• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

    Glorification of the Virgin, plate 20 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 95; Hollstein, Meder 207)

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    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    Glorification of the Virgin, plate 20 from: The Life of the Virgin (Bartsch 95; Hollstein, Meder 207)
    woodcut, circa 1502, on laid paper, watermark Flower with Triangle, a good impression from the Latin text edition of 1511, yet lacking some definition in the most densely printed areas, with small margins and the text border below, a few skilfully repaired nicks and tiny paper losses at the sheet edges and corners, a small rubbed area at the lower sheet edge at left, some minor staining at the lower right corner, generally in good condition
    B. 298 x 211 mm., S. 372 x 218 mm.


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